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Tech for dental & vision

VOLK PICTOR DIGITAL IMAGING DEVICE The Volk Pictor is portable and offers four interchangeable imaging modules for ophthalmic examination. http://bit.ly/xmCVDC

For February’s Top 9 List we looked back at the technological advancements made in 2011 within the fields of dentistry and vision correction.

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Compiled by Leigh Ann Simpson

THE LENSX LASER The LenSx Laser is the first femtosecond laser cleared for use in cataract surgery and offers image-guided precision and reproducibility. www.lensxlasers.com/

REICHERT IPAC PACHYMETER The iPac Pachymeter is accurate, easy-to-use and hand held. Its features include bluetooth wireless connectivity, one-button navigation, rechargeable lithium ion battery and a three year warranty. http://bit.ly/yVRFzf

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AIR TECHNIQUES SPECTRA CARIES DETECTION AID Using fluorescence technology, the Spectra Caries Detection Aid identifies decay with color and numerical readings and stores the images to track effectiveness overtime. http://bit.ly/xEcJth

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CURVE DENTAL WEB-BASED SOFTWARE Curve Dental yields maximum convenience with digital imaging that is sent from any camera to a cloud and can be accessed anywhere. http://www.curvedental.com/

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EYLEA (AFLIBERCEPT) INJECTION Eylea was recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) to treat patients with wet agerelated macular degeneration (one of the leading causes of vision loss in the elderly). http://www.eylea.com/

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CADENT ITERO IMPRESSIONS Cadent iTero is designed to aid in all dental restoration procedures and increases efficiency with the use of real time digital scans of the teeth and bite that are instantly displayed and sent to a processing lab. http://bit.ly/9yOmuY TOPCOM CV-5000 COMPUTERIZED VISION TESTER The CV-5000 provides a 21 refraction vision screening with high-speed lens rotation, paperless refraction, a compact design and can send data to every CV system in the office. http://bit.ly/zwHBKK

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DENTAL R.A.T. This simple device will streamline your computerized periodontal chartings, and because the Dental R.A.T. is hands-free, it reduces the amount of attention required from dental assistants allowing them to be more productive. www.dentalrat.com

Med Monthly February 2012  

The vision and dental issue of Med Monthly magazine

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